Eddie Bass

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Eddie Bass
Eddie Bass.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 65
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
High schoolGiles County High School
BirthdayNovember 3, 1957
Place of birthGiles County, TN
ReligionChurch of Christ
Office website
Eddie Bass (b. November 3, 1957) is a former Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 65th District. He did not run for re-election in 2012.[1]

Bass is a former small business owner and also worked as a Sheriff, but is now retired.

Bass received his diploma from Giles County High School. He is a graduate of both the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy Criminal Investigation School and the Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bass served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bass served on these committees:

Subcommittee on Criminal Practice and Procedure



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bass ran for re-election to the 65th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[2] He defeated independent Ted Roop and Republican Billy Spivey in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Bass won re-election to the 65th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.[4]

Bass raised $12,600 for his campaign.[5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 65 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Eddie Bass (D) 15,856

Campaign donors


In 2010, Bass received $30,545 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eddie Bass's campaign in 2010
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association$4,500
Tennessee Bankers Association$1,500
Curtiss, Charles$1,000
Tennessee Association Of Professional Bail Agents$1,000
Tennessee Association Of Realtors$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $30,545


Bass raised $12,600 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
National Healthcare Corp $1,500
Tennessee Healthcare Association $1,000
Tennessee Bankers Association $1,000
Tennessee Medical Association $1,000
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $1,000


Bass is married and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 65
Succeeded by
Jeremy Durham (R)